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Re: PostgreSQL job opportunity

From: <Andre_DePiano(at)trendmicro(dot)com>
To: <sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: <Andre_DePiano(at)trendmicro(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL job opportunity
Date: 2007-03-08 08:14:36
Message-ID: 21FBB7331590B34F917A3211C8761A500137F433@UDCEXMAIL01.us.trendnet.org (view raw or flat)
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Lists: sfpug
Hi There,

I am having a heck of a time finding anyone to fill a PostgreSQL job
opportunity here at Trend Micro in Cupertino, Ca. I am including the job
description below. If you could please forward it to any members that
you think would be interested, I would appreciate it. You have a very
valuable skillset within the industry and good help is hard to find.

 

Thank you in advance,

Andre'

 

 

This position will be responsible for the full architecture, design,
implementation, and coordination of the ongoing support of multi-tiered
MySQL and PostgreSQL database infrastructures on FreeBSD and Linux based
systems. The person in this position will be responsible for the
following:

 

  

  * Analyze the current Postgres SQL database infrastructure

  * Analyze PostgreSQL database requirements

  * Identify potential issues and limitations

  * Diagnose issues in complex application architectures

  * Improve database infrastructure, architecture, and design

  * Install, Configure and Administer MySQL

  * Apply the latest patches and version upgrades

  * Schedule Backup & Recovery

  * Set-up and manage Replication

  * Secure Red Hat's database environment

  * Benchmark, load test, and optimize critical SQL queries

  * Proactively manage performance and capacity planning

  * Implement best practices and recommend tools for managing the
existing FreeBSD database infrastructure.

 

  

 The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more (or all!) of
the following:

 

 *  UNIX Applications 

  * Data Warehousing

  * Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)

  * High Availability

  * Load Balancing

  

 Requirements:

 

 This position will be responsible for all aspects of database
administration of MySql and PostgreSQL and developer support for
applications administration including:

 

 * Capacity planning, performance tuning, backup and recovery
architecture, software release management, 24x7 production and
operational support

 

 * Working closely with other team members to identify and implement
continuous improvement, new or enhanced measurement reports and
effective problem resolution

 

 * Establish and implement application infrastructure policies,
procedures and standards, and ensure their conformance

 

 * Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field

 

 * A degree is preferred but not required. We want at least 3+ years
experience regardless. 

 

 

 

 * At least 3 years of professional experience in installation, upgrade,
migration, cloning, patch application, troubleshooting technical issues
and documentation of both MySql and PostgreSQL databases

  

 * Must have strong Unix skills, preferably FreeBSD and Linux 

 

 * Must have the ability and experience in installing other third
applications that integrate with the database platforms

 

 * Must have technical ability and self initiative to learn and
implement new concepts in a short time

 

 * Well organized and able to prioritize tasks

 * Experience with Oracle Applications and Oracle Database a plus

 * Certified DBA a plus

 * Working knowledge of Multi-master Replication a plus

 * Strong written and verbal communications skills

 * Able to work closely with cross-functional teams, applications users
and other technical groups

 

*           Able to work independently and within a group

*           Willing to perform oncall shifts and act as a point of
escalation for UNIX related issues.

 

Andre DePiano

Trend Micro HR & Recruiting

Trend Micro, Inc.

10101 N. De Anza Blvd

Cupertino, California 95014 U.S.A.

Toll Free +1 (800) 228-5651

Direct Line +1 (408) 376-0699

Direct HR Fax 408-863-6383

 

 

 



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